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Noun
An objective or result towards which efforts are directed
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“We have set a target that we hope to achieve by the end of the year.”
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A person or thing that is the object of ridicule or criticism
“Jessie would continue to be the target of derision months after his infamous blunder.”
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Someone or something that is the object or aim of an attack
“The eagle would swoop on its target from above.”
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A mark or point at which one fires or aims
“Your target will be the red dot in the center of the board.”
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A benchmark by which something is evaluated
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The place to which someone or something is going or being sent
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A cause, explanation, or justification for an action or event
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The core or basis for something
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The principal aspect or dimension of something
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The best or most favorable thing, condition or amount
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Contemptuous ridicule or mockery
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Something done or said to amuse people
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Moment of truth
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The latest time or date by which something should be completed
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Legitimate target
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A broad piece of metal or another suitable material, held by straps or a handle attached on one side, used as a protection against blows or missiles
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A point or place at which it is convenient to stop during a journey or activity
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A thing that is very easily done
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A person killed or injured in a war or accident
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A person who gets or accepts something that has been sent or given to them
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Select as an object of attention or attack
“Martin would target Leonardo as his first choice for the leading role in his next film.”
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To aim something at
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“She would target her camera at the horizon to take a picture of the magnificent sunset.”
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(center on) To concentrate on (something), to pay close attention to (something)
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Combine against
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Make a beeline for
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To fix one's attention at something or someone
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(look to or look at) To hope for, or aspire to, a goal or dream
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Have it in for
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To bombard with bombs or artillery
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To exploit someone for one's personal gain
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(of an abstract quality) To assign to someone or something
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